For over 40 years the Johann Strauss Gala has been entertaining UK audiences with its combination of timeless music, dancing and a splash of comedy. Presented by showman Rainer Hersch, The Johann Strauss Orchestra and Dancers have just announced a string of UK concerts for 2016. Classic Strauss interpretations Rainer will be conducting the Johann […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Not much explanation needed for this one: a US gun club shot (no pun intended) a video of themselves practicing on Johann Strauss’ “Blue Danube”. What can I say? Or actually, what do you think?Continue Reading... No Comments.
Rudy Giovannini singing Strauss with Strato-Vani during the TV special Johann Strauss à la Rudy Giovannini Italian tenor Rudy Giovannini, has announced the dates for the next Köfele festival in the South Tyrol, Italy June 5 to 6, 2015. This will be the 15th edition of the annual music event. Rudy Giovannini is an Italian […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Rudy Giovannini dates in December 2014 include some 18 shows, mostly in Germany but also in Belgium. Known for his interpretation of Strauss melodies, Giovannini is probably one of the busiest singers in the world. Many of these shows are his Christmas specials, but he usually includes Strauss songs in the repertoire as well. However, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
On the 5th of October the Johann Strauss Ensemble starts a new concert cycle in cooperation with the Musiktheater Linz, Austria. Called “On the Wings of Song”, the cycle will showcase the international character of the theatre. At each concert, the musicians of the Johann Strauss Ensemble will invite one member of the opera Ensemble […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
I can’t think this is going to be a problem, but thought it was funny enough to mention. Councillors in the British town of Wurkington will sit down soon and watch the video of André Rieu’s “King of the Waltz” concert soon – all two and half hours of it. The reason is simple: they […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Lovers of German folk music, Johann Strauss and schläger are preparing an annual trip to the Köfele Festival in the South Tyrol, Italy. Laives (Liefer), the hometown of Rudy Giovannini will welcome him and other artists June 6 to 9, 2014. Many of his fan clubs from around Germany, Belgium, Austria and Switzerland will make […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Austrian channel Melodie TV will be broadcasting the Rudy Giovannini TV special on “Viva Strauss” on Thursday January 2, 2013 at 8.15pm. The show was recorded in Belgium with the full Strato-Vani Orchestra, showcasing the Italian singer’s version of classic Strauss melodies. Upon its release, the album “Viva Strauss” stayed for almost 6 months in […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
This year’s Vienna New Year’s concert – again – looks like being a great event. The Vienna Philharmonic has invited none other than Daniel Barenboim to conduct the show. This is in recognition of the orchestra’s 25 years of musical collaboration with Barenboim, as the General Music Director of the State Opera Unter den Linden […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Rudy Giovannini and Strato-Vani’s “Viva Strauss” album has been released as a live DVD. The Italian tenor and Belgian orchestra played together to over 8,000 people in Belgium last year, premiering the album of Strauss melodies with completely new lyrics. The resulting CD went on to stay in the Belgian classical charts for nearly six […]Continue Reading... No Comments.